Are lockdowns working?

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley In recent weeks, behind the scenes, a battle royal has been raging among the epidemiologists advising governments. On one side are the activists, who argue that the Chinese virus is both more infectious and likely to prove more fatal than influenza, a deadly combination. The activists’ strongest arguments are that…

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Former UN Climate Action Leader on Covid-19: “Moments of crisis are always moments of opportunity”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall More evidence greens are only thinking of themselves, and the opportunity the Chinese Coronavirus lockdown presents for a permanent power grab. Our approach to covid-19 can also help tackle climate change We can’t lose sight of the climate emergency when dealing with the covid-19 pandemic, say Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-CarnacHEALTH | COMMENT 1 April 2020…

Friday Funny – Venal Swamp Mann

There’s a saying “Strike while the iron is hot.” There’s also a saying “Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.” In this case, I think the latter applies. Serial climate litigator Michael E. Mann, has come up with a new angle; he’s calling Steve McIntyre and Ross McKitrick to produce some “evidence”…

NASA Outlines Lunar Surface Sustainability Concept

From NASA April 2, 2020 When NASA sends astronauts to the surface of the Moon in 2024, it will be the first time outside of watching historical footage most people witness humans walking on another planetary body. Building on these footsteps, future robotic and human explorers will put in place infrastructure for a long-term sustainable…

Comet ATLAS continues to brighten, now with an impressive tail, and it could put on quite a dazzling show next month

Guest post by Paul Dorian, “According to my observations, the tail of Comet ATLAS is 1.2 degrees long,” reports Gerald Rhemann who recorded this image on Friday, March 27th from his backyard observatory in Eichgraben, Lower Austria (courtesy spaceweather.com) Overview About a month ago, Comet ATLAS was very difficult to find, but it is now…

San Francisco bans reusable bags in coronavirus fight

From The Hill San Francisco is banning reusable shopping bags to prevent outside germs from entering grocery stores as the coronavirus pandemic affects cities around the country, The new ordinance from the San Francisco Department of Public Health aims to reinforce existing social distancing protocols by restricting customers from bringing their own bags, mugs, or…